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  Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.  
 -  Albert Einstein

  The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown.  
 -  Albert Einstein

  I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.  
 -  Albert Einstein

  The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.  
 -  Albert Einstein

  Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.  
 -  Albert Einstein

  Tennis was always sort of a - a learning. It was a vehicle for me to discover a lot about myself. And the things that I sort of discovered at times I not only didn't want to see it for myself but I certainly didn't want millions of people to see it.  
 -  Andre Agassi

  I love learning new techniques.  
 -  David Bailey

  I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.  
 -  Fred Allen

  Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.  
 -  Joseph Addison

  The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning, you're not old.  
 -  Rosalyn S Yalow

  Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.  
 -  Isaac Asimov

  I've finally learnt how to say, 'No comment'. To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve and a steep one at that. You had better learn quick or you get burnt.  
 -  Ben Affleck

  Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.  
 -  Buddha

  Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.  
 -  Pearl Bailey

  Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.  
 -  Douglas Adams

  Learning is always rebellion... Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was believed before.  
 -  Margaret Lee Runbeck

  The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.  
 -  Mortimer Adler

  The fundamentals of baseball haven't changed, but how we can teach those fundamentals has. With an e-book, learning can be more rewarding and fun.  
 -  Dusty Baker

  Whatever we learn to do, we learn by actually doing it; men come to be builders, for instance, by building, and harp players by playing the harp. In the same way, by doing just acts we come to be just; by doing self-controlled acts, we come to be self-controlled; and by doing brave acts, we become brave.  
 -  Aristotle

  Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery, it's the sincerest form of learning.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw

  In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.  
 -  Charles Darwin

  Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi

  Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.  
 -  Paulo Coelho

  He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.  
 -  Paulo Coelho

  You cannot open a book without learning something.  
 -  Paulo Coelho

  Mistakes are meant for learning, not repeating!  
 -  Unknown

  A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.  
 -  Bruce Lee

  If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. 'Heres Matt at home learning his lines. Here's Matt researching in aisle six of his local library'. A few hours of that and they'd go home.  
 -  Matt Damon

  I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.  
 -  Sade Adu

  Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.  
 -  Sade Adu

  My illusions didn't have anything to do with being a fine actress, I knew how third rate I was. I could actually feel my lack of talent, as if it were cheap clothes I was wearing inside. But, my God, how I wanted to learn, to change, to improve!  
 -  Marilyn Monroe

  Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.  
 -  Felix Adler

  One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.  
 -  Lucille Ball

  Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.  
 -  John F. Kennedy

  There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.  
 -  Colin Powell

  The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.  
 -  Maya Angelou

  I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.  
 -  Maya Angelou

  I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.  
 -  Maya Angelou

  Knowledge comes from learning. Wisdom comes from living.  
 -  Unknown

  Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.  
 -  Oscar Wilde

  Pop songs are not as graceful as they used to be. Performers today haven't gone through the regimen of learning how to write. And of course, everyone wants to own copyrights.  
 -  Hal David

  The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.  
 -  Khalil Gibran

  I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strangely, I am ungrateful to these teachers.  
 -  Khalil Gibran

  We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.

  Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process.  
 -  Euripides

  The life ahead can only be glorious if you learn to live in total harmony with the Lord.  
 -  Meher Baba

  There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.  
 -  Archibald MacLeish

  There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way.  
 -  Lynn Davies

  There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.  
 -  Richard Bach

  Learning is finding out what you already know.  
 -  Richard Bach

  You teach best what you most need to learn.  
 -  Richard Bach

  Deficiency motivation doesn't work. It will lead to a life-long pursuit of try to fix me. Learn to appreciate what you have and where and who you are.  
 -  Wayne Dyer

  It's important for a parent to learn to take delight in a child whose behavior might seem mystifying. In the case of an extroverted parent with an introverted child, it can be learning to see the inner riches of your child that may not always be expressed on the surface - but are there.  
 -  Jonathan Cain

  One thing I'm hearing a lot is from teachers who have felt that there's something wrong with the extreme group learning, but felt like they couldn't say that out loud. And apparently the discussion is now opening up. I think change is going to be a long time coming.  
 -  Jonathan Cain

  Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.  
 -  Samuel Butler

  A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn.  
 -  Ruth Beechick

  The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.  
 -  Albert Camus

  A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.  
 -  Frederick Douglass

  Spending time at the Federal Reserve was a good learning opportunity for me. It helped me to understand economic philosophies and polices that I had not previously known about.  
 -  Herman Cain

  I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.  
 -  Winston Churchill

  Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.  
 -  Unknown

  People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.  
 -  Francis Bacon

  The greatest gift that Oxford gives her sons is, I truly believe, a genial irreverence toward learning, and from that irreverence love may spring.  
 -  Robertson Davies

  Sometimes we never really learn from the first mistake or the second or third. It only hits us when were given the last chance.  
 -  Unknown

  Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli

  I discovered that in a story I could safely dream any dream, hope any hope, go anywhere I pleased any time I pleased, fight any foe, win or lose, live or die. My stories created a safe experimental learning place.  
 -  David Davis

  I grew up in the southern United States in a city which at that time during the late '40's and early '50's was the most segregated city in the country, and in a sense learning how to oppose the status quo was a question of survival.  
 -  Angela Davis

  Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.  
 -  Albert Einstein

  A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli

  I'd like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I've tried to meditate, but it's really hard for me to stay still. I'd like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can't shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key.  
 -  Ellen DeGeneres

  Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson

  I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can't do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability.  
 -  Ann Bancroft

  Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce

  I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.  
 -  Nelson Mandela

  It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.  
 -  Leo Buscaglia

  Change is the end result of all true learning.  
 -  Leo Buscaglia

  In youth we learn; in age we understand.  
 -  Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

  Some of the best lessons we ever learn we learn from our mistakes and failures. The error of the past is the wisdom of the future.  
 -  Tryon Edwards

  If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.  
 -  Ignacio Estrada

  Often as a child you see someone with a learning disability or Down's Syndrome and my mum and dad were always very quick to explain exactly what was going on and to be in their own way inclusive and welcoming.  
 -  Christopher Eccleston

  The relation of repetitions for learning and for repeating English stanzas needs no amplification. These were learned by heart on the first day with less than half of the repetitions necessary for the shortest of the syllable series.  
 -  Hermann Ebbinghaus

  Writing and learning and thinking are the same process.  
 -  William Zinsser

  A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.  
 -  Bob Edwards

  Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.  
 -  Lord Chesterfield

  Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.  
 -  Umberto Eco

  I used to be scared of women. When I was very young they terrified me, but discovering the female universe was incredible and still is to this day, as you never stop learning about them.  
 -  Antonio Banderas

  There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.  
 -  David Hume

  Your work is first, learning is first, winning is everything because without it there is nothing.  
 -  Orson Scott Card

  That's what learning is, after all; not whether we lose the game, but how we lose and how we've changed because of it and what we take away from it that we never had before, to apply to other games. Losing, in a curious way, is winning.  
 -  Richard Bach

  Again, the American people expect us to do what they are doing. It's tightening the belt, it's learning how to do more with less. That's a reality today, and we've got to do that in order to get the private sector growing.  
 -  Eric Cantor

  The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.  
 -  John Powell

  We believe that if you put in place the mechanisms that allow for personal choice as far as Medicare is concerned, as well as the programs in Medicaid, that we can actually get to a better result and do what most Americans are learning how to do, which is to do more with less.  
 -  Eric Cantor

  While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.  
 -  Leonardo Da Vinci

  And, one thing I definitely enjoyed personally, from a selfish point of view, was exploration and going to places that I had never been to before and learning, you know, meeting the people and getting to know, new sights and sounds, etc.  
 -  Duane G. Carey

  Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.  
 -  Oprah Winfrey

  He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson

  You learn something every day if you pay attention.  
 -  Ray LeBlond

  There's no way I can justify my salary level, but I'm learning to live with it.  
 -  Drew Carey

  Sometimes you learn more from unsaid words.  
 -  Unknown

  Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin

  Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous.  
 -  Confucius

  Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.  
 -  Jim Carrey

  I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.  
 -  Jim Carrey

  While we teach, we learn.  
 -  Seneca

  Yes - it's the same in any other work - the more you massage your thinking the more capable I believe you are of expanding how you go about things and learning.  
 -  Russell T. Davies

  In the end, the humanities can only be defended by stressing how indispensable they are; and this means insisting on their vital role in the whole business of academic learning, rather than protesting that, like some poor relation, they don't cost much to be housed.  
 -  Terry Eagleton

  In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to a fork and diverge. We are drawn to each other because of our similarities, but it is our differences we must learn to respect.  
 -  Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

  Maybe our young people are not as vacuous as we would like to lead ourselves to believe - that all they're interested in is hairdos and looking at other beautiful people. Maybe they're interested in learning something.  
 -  David James Elliott

  Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.  
 -  Chinese proverb

  Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.  
 -  Chinese proverb